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What Do You Know About Ethiopia?
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What Do You Know About Ethiopia?

Toronto: Issued by a Committee Representative of the Italian Community, 1935. Softcover. Very good. 60 p. 20 cm. Unattached fold-out map of Ethiopia and surrounding area enclosed. Two b&w illustrations. Staplebound orange paper covers. Some small tears around staples, mark at bottom front, some stains on rear of map. Pages of book neat and clean except for p. 42 where a paragraph is neatly crossed out but still readable and note has been written in margin. Topics include: slavery; politics; religious problems; relationship with the League of Nations; Anglo-Italian "divergences"; Italian problems; the Italo-Ethopian Conflict; Klobukowsky Treaty; etc. Foreword by T. Mari.

$40.00

Mussolini: A Biography
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Mussolini: A Biography

By CAMPANELLI, Paolo

London: Pallas Publishing, nd. ca 1939-40. Softcover. Good. How They Did It Life Stories Volume 13. 127 p. 17 cm. Paperback. Tear in lower spine, some soiling to rear, paper browned. Other titles in series listed on rear cover, including Neville Chamberlain, Hitler, Fieldmarshal Goering, Joe Louis, Genral Franco. V. Ribbentropp, Gandhi, Stalin, President Roosevelt, etc.

$45.00

French and English. In Two Volumes
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French and English. In Two Volumes

By HAMERTON, Philip Gilbert

Leipzig; Paris: Bernhard Tauchnitz; Librairie C. Reinwald and The Galignani Library, 1889 on title pages; rear cover publisher's listings state April 1903 and April 1900; rear catalogue Feb. 1 1906. Copyright edition. Paperback. Fair. Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz edition, vols. 2618-19. Hamerton 2-3. 2 vols.: 286; 270, 32 p. 17 cm. Original paper covers. Dampstained covers, with small tears and ink stamps. Ink stamp on half title in vol.1. Pages uncut. Some occasional stains and tears to interior. "This Collection is published with copyright for Continental circulation, but all purchasers are earnestly requested not to introduce the volumes into England or into any British Colony." The author compares France and England's education, politics, religion, etc.

$50.00

Temperance tracts
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Temperance tracts

By WARE, Henry, et al

1833-44. Hardcover. Very good +. Various paginations. 18 cm. Bound in modern burgundy buckram with new endpapers. Ink notations in 8th item. 1. The Combination Against Intemperance Explained and Justified. An Address Delivered Before The Cambridge Temperance Society, March 27, 1832 (Henry Ware, Jun., 1833). 2. The Moral Principle of the Temperance Movement. A Sermon Preached in the Chapel of Harvard College, United States, October 17, 1841 (Henry Ware, Junior, 1843). 3. Popular Objections to Total Abstinence Calmly Examined: A Lecture Delivered Before the Total Abstinence Society, Bury, Lancashire, and Published at their Request, by Franklin Howarth, Minister of the Gospel (1840). 4. The Eighth Annual Report of the Bury Abstinence Society, November, 1843. 5. The Ninth Annual Report of the Bury Abstinence Society, November, 1844. 5. The Doctor Scrutinized; Or, For What Purposes Do Physicians Prescribe Alcoholic Beverages? 6. Critique of Dr. Edward Johnson, (The Author of "Life, Health, and Disease") on the Annexed Medical Essay - "For What Purposes Do Physicians Prescribe Alcoholic Beverages?" 7. Newspaper Gleanings of Facts Illustrative of the Effects of Drunkenness Part V. 8. The Christian's Liberty in Relation to the The Temperance Pledge. A Sermon Preached in the Parish Church of Little Walsingham by The Rev. James Lee Warner. 9. Common Sense; A Word to Those Who do Not Think by Proxy; Or, The Temperance Movement - The Public Press - Opium Eating - The Bishop of Norwich - Father Mathew - Ireland - and English Protestants. By a Member of the University of Cambridge.

$50.00

Madagascar; Or, Robert Drury's Journal, During Fifteen Years' Captivity on That Island. And a Further Description of Madagascar by the Abbé Alexis Rochon
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Madagascar; Or, Robert Drury's Journal, During Fifteen Years' Captivity on That Island. And a Further Description of Madagascar by the Abbé Alexis Rochon

By DRURY, Robert; ROCHON, Abbé Alexis; OLIVER, Capt. Pasfield (ed.)

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1897. Hardcover. Good. Madagascar: Or, Robert Drury's Journal, During Fifteen Years Captivity on that Island, originally printed and sold by W. Meadows, et al, 1729. The Adventure Series. 398 p. 20 cm. 13 b&w plates, including fold-out map. Red cloth hardcover with gold and blank impressing. Spine faded with small tears in ends. Remains of labels and ink signature on spine ends. Pages 349-51 have torn edges. Includes vocabulary list and index.

$75.00

The Frontiersman's Pocket-Book
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The Frontiersman's Pocket-Book

By POCOCK, Roger (ed.) on behalf of the Council of the Legion of Frontiersmen

Toronto: Henry Frowde, 1909. Leatherbound. Very good. xx, 463, [33], 20 p. 15 cm. B&w frontispiece and about 100 other b&w illustrations. 6 pages of colour signal diagrams. Burgundy leather with gold impressing. All edges gilt. Respined with original spine overlaid. Top front corner chipped. Hinge repaired at half title. Foxing to Signal Reminder page opposite p. 310. Only library mark is ink stamp at top of front free endpaper. A survival guide for settlers in all parts of the Empire. Sections on pathfinding, filtration of water, hunting food, making fire, managing in severe heat and cold, various forms of travel, and collective training. Special chapter for "Women on the Frontier" as well as interesting chapters on self-defence, railway seizures, marriage and probate, and ways to amuse yourself. Section on game preservation is years ahead of its time. Part V is a medical guide for treatment of such problems as malaria, dengue, madness, venereal disease, ticks, and veldt sores. Indexed. Over 30 blank pages for notes at rear, plus some interesting advertising, mainly for books, but also for field glasses, tents and camp equipment, etc.

$400.00

Calendars of the Ancient Charters, And of the Welch and Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining in the Tower of London
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Calendars of the Ancient Charters, And of the Welch and Scotish Rolls, Now Remaining in the Tower of London

By AYLOFFE, Sir Joseph

London: Benjamin White, 1774. Hardcover. Good. lxx, [8], 462, [32] p. 28 cm. Lacks frontispiece. 3 facsimile plates opposite p. lxx at beginning of text and one opposite p. 350. Two in-text illustrations pp. 348-349. Rebound in leather spine with marbled paper boards, new endpapers. Tape-repaired tear at bottom of first original leaf and tape-repair to p. 17. Title page has spot at bottom. Chipping from title to p. iii, p. 93, and last page of index. Some light soiling or thumbing inside with some dark spots to edges of p. 460 onwards. Title continues: "Also Calendars of all the Treatises of Peace entered into by the Kings of England with those of Scotland; and of sundry Letters and public Instruments relating to that Kingdom, now in the Chapter-House at Westminster. Together With Catalogues of the Records brought to Berwick from the Royal Treasury at Edinburgh: of such as were transmitted to the Exchequer at Westminster, and of those which were removed to different Parts of Scotland by Order of King Edward I. The Proceedings relating to the carrying back the Records of Scotland into that Kingdom; and the Transactions of the Parliament there from the 15th of May 1639, to the 8th of March 1650. To which are added Memoranda concerning the Affairs of Ireland, extracted from the Tower Records. With Four Copper Plates, exhibiting all the various Hands in which the several Charters have been written, from the Reign of King William the Conqueror to that of Queen Elizabeth. To the Whole is prefixed an Introduction, giving some Account of the State of the Public Records from the Conquest to the present Time." This volume, with an introduction attributed to Thomas Astle, traces the history and neglect of England's Public Records. The introduction impresses on historians the necessity of scholarly research among the state papers. The book was actually begun by Rev. Philip Morant, who was at one time employed at the State Paper Office. At first published anonymously in 1772, this 1774 edition gives Sir Joseph's name on the title-page.

$150.00

A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels, In All Parts of the World, Many of which are now first translated into English. Digested on a new plan. Volume Fifth
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels, In All Parts of the World, Many of which are now first translated into English. Digested on a new plan. Volume Fifth

By PINKERTON, John

Philadelphia: Kimber and Conrad, 1812. Hardcover. Good. 992 p. 28 cm. 13 engraved plates. Half green leather with marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Corners and edges worn, boards rubbed, spines worn, but holding together well. Foxing, expecially plates. Offsetting from plates. Contains: Spallanzani's Travels in Italy; Dolomieu's Account of the Earthquakes in Calabria in 1783; Bourgoanne's Travels in Spain; Coxe's Travels in Switzerland.

$75.00

A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels, In All Parts of the World, Many of which are now first translated into English. Digested on a new plan. Volume Fourth
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels, In All Parts of the World, Many of which are now first translated into English. Digested on a new plan. Volume Fourth

By PINKERTON, John

Philadelphia: Kimber and Conrad, 1811. Hardcover. Good. 831 p. 28 cm. 23 engraved plates. Half green leather with marbled paper boards. Marbled endpapers. Corners and edges worn, boards rubbed, spines worn, but holding together well. Foxing, expecially plates. Offsetting from plates. Contains: An Abstract of Young's Tour in Ireland; Hamilton's Letters on the Northern Coast of Ireland; Lister's Journey to Paris, 1698; Young 's Travels in France; Saussure's Attempts to Attain the Summit of Mont Blanc; Ramond's Journey to the Summit of Mont Perdu.

$75.00

200e Anniversaire de la Découverte de Mississipi  par Jolliet et Le P. Marquette: Soirée Littéraire et Musicale a L'Université Laval Le 17 Júin 1873
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200e Anniversaire de la Découverte de Mississipi par Jolliet et Le P. Marquette: Soirée Littéraire et Musicale a L'Université Laval Le 17 Júin 1873

Quebec: L. H. Huot, Editeur, Proprietaire du "Canadien", 1873. Softcover. Good. 54 p. 22 cm. Yellow cover. Rear panel missing, ink signature at top front, some tears to edges. Vertical fold. French text.

$150.00

Dzives Virpuli: Manas Atminas
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Dzives Virpuli: Manas Atminas

By DREIMANIS, Peteris

Vaidava, nd. ca. 1970. Cloth. Very good +. 182 p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations. Brown cloth hardcover. Corners and spine ends slightly worn. Inscribed by author on a front page. Latvian text.

$50.00

The Royal Irish Constabulary: A Complete Alphabetical List of Officers and Men, 1816-1922
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The Royal Irish Constabulary: A Complete Alphabetical List of Officers and Men, 1816-1922

By HERLIHY, Jim

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. Reprinted. xxxi, 488 p. 25 cm. Red cloth hardcover with silver print. Former owner's label on front pastedown. Foreword by W. E. Vaughan. 85,028 names of men who formed the constabulary.

$150.00

Divide and Quit
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Divide and Quit

By MOON, Penderel

London: Chatto and Windus, 1964. Third impression. Hardcover. Fine/Very good +. 302 p. 22 cm. 2 maps. Green hardcover in dustjacket. Spine of jacket a little discoloured and some light soiling to panels.

$35.00

Venice
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Venice

By STOKES, Adrian; PIPER, John (illus.)

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co, 1965. Cloth. Near fine/Very good +. 67 p. 25 cm. Lithographs. Green cloth in dustjacket. Bottom corners a little bumped. Slight wear to jacket edges.

$40.00

Converstions with Prince Bismarck Collected by Heinrich von Poschinger
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Converstions with Prince Bismarck Collected by Heinrich von Poschinger

By WHITMAN, Sidney (ed.)

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1900. Copyright edition. Cloth. Good. Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz Edition vol. 3452. 302 p. 16 cm. Pink cloth hardcover. Gilt stamp for Holdenby House on front cover. Cloth faded, especially on spine, with large mark on front cover and dampstain on lower rear. Signed by Bumpus, bookbinder, Oxford Street. Some faint dampstains to text block edges and endpapers as well as offsetting. Ink notation at top of title page. Indexed.

$35.00

Picture of Old Rome
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Picture of Old Rome

By ELLIOT, Frances

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1882. Copyright edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Collection of British Authors, Tauchnitz Edition vol. 2045. 286 p. 16 cm. Half green leather with marbled paper boards. Slight wear to edges. Some paper residue on endpapers. Some foxing to first and last pages. Topics include: Roman interiors; the Republic and the Empire; personal appearance of the Caesars; the Mausoleum of Augustus; the catacombs; St. Peter's, etc.

$35.00

Prince Bismarck: A Biographical Sketch
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Prince Bismarck: A Biographical Sketch

By GORLACH, Wilhelm; GLEHN, Miss M. E. von (trans.)

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1875. Authorized Edition. Cloth. Good. Collection of German Authors vol. 28. 16 cm. Frontispiece portrait. Red cloth hardcover with gold print reading "Tauchnitz German Authors. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle." Spine darkened, corners bumped, small tear in front hinge. Topics include the North German Confederation and the Franco-Prussian War.

$150.00

Trud i mirnaia zhizn (Toil and Peaceful Life)
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Trud i mirnaia zhizn (Toil and Peaceful Life)

By REIBIN, Simeon F.

San Francisco: Delo, 1952. Paperback. Good. 338 p. 21 cm. 74 small b&w illustrations. Paperback. Rear cover detached and spine taped, discolouration to front, dampstain to edge, small chips. Russian text. About the Doukobhors in Canada and California.

$100.00

Start from Alif, Count from One: An Autobiographical Mémoire
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Start from Alif, Count from One: An Autobiographical Mémoire

By WINSTEDT, Sir Richard

Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1969. Cloth. Ex library-good +/Good. xiii, 186 p. 22 cm. B&w frontisiece photo. Teal cloth hardcover in dustjacket. A little wrinkling to cloth. Jacket has some edge wear, tears in top rear, some soiling. Spotting to top edge of book. Ink stamp from Racliffe (Oxford) on front free endpaper. Introduction by Dato Haji Mubin Sheppard.

$40.00

Personal History of Lord Bacon. From Unpublished Papers
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Personal History of Lord Bacon. From Unpublished Papers

By DIXON, William Hepworth

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1861. Copyright edition. Hardcover. Very good. xiv, 422 p. 16 cm. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Spine label missing, corners worn, boards rubbed.

$40.00

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